The edict for the stamp tax has been the subject of reiterated orders and refusals to register.
It soon appeared that Americans did have objections to a stamp tax.
There is at present a stamp tax of two cents on each hundred dollars value, or fraction thereof, figured on each separate lot.
The stamp tax had been repealed, but their ill will had grown rather than abated.
The act imposing a stamp tax on the American colonies was the result.
There may have been a time for disputes about the wisdom of resisting the stamp tax, but it was not just after Bunker Hill.
In short, "everybody, who reasoned on the subject, decided for a stamp tax."
But in 1865 the stamp tax was finally reduced to the nominal sum of 1d.
He obliged them to register the two edicts for the impt territorial and stamp tax.
He wished to make a beginning with a stamp tax at present; it might not be completed these seven years.